Viking extravaganza at Lochranza

Vikings, visitors and villagers added an Up Helly Aa festival atmosphere to the Lochranza gala weekend when on Saturday the Castle Spit and Village Hall were packed with people enjoying the Viking themed fun day.

Historic Arran truck goes under auction hammer

A rare and historic Austin pick-up truck that was first registered in Arran in 1935 has come on the market after the current owner rescued it from a shed on the east cost of Scotland where it languished for 30 years.

End of an era at Catacol hotel

Stalwarts of the Catacol community, Dave and his extended family have been at the centre of village life and have been involved in nearly every momentous occasion and family celebration in the village for the past 39 years.